A Firesign Chat
03/22/2018




Archive

||||||||| Catherwood re-enters the Waiting Room and explains "This is the main discussion room which is logged each night."
||||||||| Catherwood announces, "The time is 4:33 AM - I now declare Thursday's chat log for March 22, 2018 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and pipes up "Announcing 'Berlim', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 12:37 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the Aviary...
||||||||| It's 12:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Berlim - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood strides up and intones "Presenting 'DJTweeny', just granted probation at 6:56 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
||||||||| New notice: '** There will be a Firesign Theatre/US Plus Stimulcast starting at 9pmET this evening. **
Warm-up music begins around 8:40pmET
visit Firesign's web site at www.firesigntheatre.com
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||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 7 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| Gusts of wind blow in from outside and the thumpa-thumpa-thumpa of helicopter blades is heard as Happy Panditt's chopper lands on the lawn and Rufus_T_Firetween plummets into the garden at 7:23 PM.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 8 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| New notice: '** There will be a Firesign Theatre/US Plus Stimulcast starting at 9pmET this evening. **
Warm-up music begins around 8:40pmET
You can join the streams now (NO AUDIO YET - just a chance for everybody to get connected)
128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
(streaming server graciously provided by Radio Free Dishnuts - www.dishnuts.net)
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||||||||| johan amadeus myjetski enters at 8:34 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and hurries off to the Hat Pack Annex.
johan amadeus myjetski: Why... that's... a brown paper bag!
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: warm up music (Martin Page)
Listen to the stream at 128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
(streaming server graciously provided by Radio Free Dishnuts - www.dishnuts.net)
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DJTweeny: Hi Johan
DJTweeny: One of Austin's country music legends (Dale Watson) just announced he's moving to Memphis because Austin's getting too expensive for musicians :/
||||||||| CptButton enters at 8:49 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and dashes off to the Chapeau Manger.
DJTweeny: Hi CptButton
CptButton: /me puls his cues out oif the cellophane.
johan amadeus myjetski: Austin was crazy expensive when I visited it in 73; i can't imagine what it's like now. My niece lives in Houston, & could nearly build a house for what she pays in rent for a year.
CptButton: Pretty fancy layout you got here, DJTweeny.
DJTweeny is putting on the dog
||||||||| "8:51 PM? 8:51 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Cease should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Cease enters and sits on the couch.
johan amadeus myjetski: hiya, Cat!
DJTweeny: btw, typing a colon : is the same as typing /me in an IRC chat
johan amadeus myjetski: Cpt!
DJTweeny: Hi Cease
Cease: Hi all
CptButton looks for his muttlucks.
johan amadeus myjetski: No not cat DJT, darned predictive typing thing. My bad
DJTweeny: Some pop music with a Native American flavor for ya, Cat
johan amadeus myjetski: Oh Cat IS here, My bad. Again!
||||||||| Catherwood escorts EWeston into the room, accepts three dimes as a gratuity, mumbles something about 8:53 PM, then departs.
Cease: I'm here.
DJTweeny: Hi EW
johan amadeus myjetski: EW!
Cease: So is EW
EWeston: Hey Tweeny Cease CptB and JAM.
DJTweeny: My ubderstanding is that The House Of Stone And Light is the NA name for the Grand Canyon
EWeston: Just finishing up my John Bolton Memorial Bunker.
DJTweeny: lolol
DJTweeny: Yeah, Bolton is an interesting choice
EWeston: Not easy putting a bunker in wetlands
DJTweeny: not enough war mongers in his cabinet?
CptButton: All the other survivalists said I was daft to put a bunker in a swamp...
EWeston: Matis may have to go first. Great time no Congress to step up though
||||||||| Outside, the 8:57 PM uptown bus from Elmertown pulls away, leaving Beet coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
Beet: Hi everyone.
EWeston: To not no
DJTweeny: Hi Beet
Beet: Hi Dr Tween
EWeston: Hey Beet, Third try for
Cease: Beet
DJTweeny: Trump's gonna drain the swamp for you!
johan amadeus myjetski: Beet!
Beet: Howdy Dr Cease, EW
Beet: Hi JAM
EWeston: Yah dip the concrete in shallac and its good for the life of the garuntee
Beet: Excuse my ignorance, but I am not familiar with Martin Page
EWeston: Nah I like my wetlands. They dug a good sized pond in the middle of it
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, March 22, 2018 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
WELCOME TO THE FIRESIGN CHAT
Listen to the stream at 128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
(streaming server graciously provided by Radio Free Dishnuts - www.dishnuts.net)
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DJTweeny: In the House of Stone and Light - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_the_House_of_Stone_and_Light
johan amadeus myjetski: I've been told i was a sew and sew....
DJTweeny: Beet ^^
DJTweeny: and you said "I'm no seamstress..."
CptButton: Bear Hating
EWeston: Did you join the union?
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in and pipes up "Presenting 'Neil', just granted probation at 9:02 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
johan amadeus myjetski: seam-stress?
Cease: Hi Neil
||||||||| Catherwood enters with Not Ed close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 9:02 PM tree-stunting plans, and hurries off to the vestibule.
DJTweeny: Hi Neil, Not Ed
Beet: Hello Neil, Not
Cease: Not
johan amadeus myjetski: Not!
johan amadeus myjetski: Neil!
EWeston: Not who?
Cease: The Tween Voice
Beet: The party begins
johan amadeus myjetski: you mean the doctor?
Not Ed: Tween & C, JAM, Beet, EW, CBut, Neil
Not Ed: Waz real
EWeston: Civit lessons
||||||||| New notice: '** WE’RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: Proctor & Bergman’s “WHAT THIS COUNTRY NEEDS”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out WHAT THIS COUNTRY NEEDS at http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=wtcn-rv
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Cease: This country needs more Proctor and Bergman indeed
DJTweeny: no doubt
Not Ed: Fer sure
EWeston: Yazz
Cease: They wrote, at least the initial version of Americathon which featured Chief Dan George as the richest man in the US
Not Ed: Nobody does tape glitch like Phil P
Cease: He just loved to play with his voice, to make funny sounds
Cease: a one-man Foley
johan amadeus myjetski: You're so right, Not!
Not Ed: truly C
johan amadeus myjetski: yep!
EWeston: Hearn it through the grapevine
Not Ed: aa aa aa aa
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “WHAT THIS COUNTRY NEEDS” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=wtcn-ln
Not Ed: Never saw P&B on tour.
CptButton: OK I can't figure out the settings. How do I get more than 10 lines to show up before the top scrolls off? Setting "TEXT" to 40 "Apply" does not work.
Cease: Nor did I, though did see them on PBS in maybe 77 or 78
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Phil Proctor's new book is out! “WHERE’S MY FORTUNE COOKIE?” >> http://firesigntheatre.com/pressrel/20171009.html
EWeston: Saw them in Frisco. A good show
Rufus_T_Firetween: is your screen large enought hold more than 10 lines of text?
Not Ed: Yeah it's kind of basic, CBut
CptButton: Yes.
Cease: Not sure, but I think I saw Firesign 10 times, Ossman by himself and with Proctor a couple more times.
Not Ed: I just leave it that way heh
Not Ed: Cool guys
Rufus_T_Firetween: CptButton, you're using the Configure option in the pop-up menu?
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Dr. Happy Harry Cox says “I was right about the comet! Check out my new DVD set EVERYTHING YOU KNOW IS WRONG: THE DECLASSIFIED FIRESIGN THEATRE 1968-1975 before it’s too late!!” >> http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php
CptButton: Yes.
Cease: I think in another universe, Bergman was a negro singer
CptButton: Configure -> TEXT "40" -> Apply
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** If you're on Facebook, you can Like the official Firesign Fan Page here >> https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Firesign-Theatre/282668140208 - and if you’re on Twitter and would like to get official Firesign tweets, follow @FiresignNews - there are also a couple of other unofficial Facebook fan pages at >> Chromium Switch - https://www.facebook.com/groups/50372982074/?ref=br_tf - and Firesign Theatre - https://www.facebook.com/groups/21145641274/
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** FIRESIGN THEATRE and OZ PODCASTS are available for the price of your firstborn chinchilla (free) from the iTunes Store, and online: FST podcasts at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/podcasting/indexx.html - and RADIO FREE OZ podcasts at >> http://rfo.chromiumswitch.org/?p=archive
Cease: Refoosin drugs....shit....
Rufus_T_Firetween: It seems to be working for me, CptButton. You might try logging out and changing the settings for the log-in page.
||||||||| Outside, the 9:16 PM crosstown bus from Funfun Town pulls away, leaving ''Bob'' coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
EWeston: Hi Bob
CptButton: OK
Beet: If you go to the chat home page, under "Chat Settings" there is a setting for "text lines". That should do it.
''Bob'': Greetings, gentlefolk.
Beet: Hi Bob
DJTweeny: Hi Bob
Cease: Bob
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies CptButton2 inside, makes a note of the time (9:17 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
Cease: They do change it around alot, this piece and the others from TV
||||||||| Catherwood sneaks into the room, and pipes up "Announcing 'PrincipalPoop', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:18 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the sitting room...
DJTweeny: Hi PrincP
Beet: Hey Poop
Cease: Poop
EWeston: A live audience might be part of that
PrincipalPoop: hey all
EWeston: Oh Hi PP
johan amadeus myjetski: Hi Poop, Bob, & Cpt again!
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:19 PM and Cptbutton3 waltzes out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
DJTweeny: Like with the Radio Now live concert, having an audience makes a huge difference
Cptbutton3: Ah, that's better
Cease: Yeah, Firesign tried to mix up their old stuff constantly in their live shows
DJTweeny: kewl
Cptbutton3: Thanks.
PrincipalPoop: is there ever a normalience?
PrincipalPoop: do the hun
''Bob'': Wait. Is I-I-V a reference to the chords?
''Bob'': Don't know why I never noticed that before...
EWeston: A number in the roman manner
johan amadeus myjetski: Bob, i think they were counting the beats
Cease: They try and get in as many references as possible
''Bob'': Half a brother. I had to split him with the sound man.
johan amadeus myjetski: Ha!
||||||||| Captain Equinox flies in through the transom, landing on the bearskin rug. "Attention, solstice squad! After working a 12-hour day, I like to kick back and swill some juice out of a genuine Firesign coffee mug or Bear Whiz Beer stein!"
EWeston: And Procter nails the landing
Beet: What an Eiffel
johan amadeus myjetski: I got the point!
Not Ed: Yo PPoop & "B"
PrincipalPoop: wossop
EWeston: It's vegicide!
johan amadeus myjetski: Maybe it's me, but this is some of their funniest stuff I've never heard before!
DJTweeny: These guys could have gone on the road as a stand-up comedy act
Not Ed: Anybody got any pork?
||||||||| Catherwood tosses another cheese log on the fire and intones, "If you want to keep the cornstarch off your mukluks this season, buy a hoodie or a sweatshirt at the Firesign corner Cafepress store."
Not Ed: it's nuts
EWeston: No someone stole my wallet
DJTweeny: I LOVE this bit lol
DJTweeny: much better than the studio version
johan amadeus myjetski: quintessential FST!
Not Ed: yeah
EWeston: They did but a mass shooting stopped them, and other reasons were found after that not to continue
Not Ed: yeah
||||||||| Outside, the 9:26 PM crosstown bus from Washington pulls away, leaving Bunnyboy coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
PrincipalPoop: hip hop bunny
DJTweeny: Hi Bunny
Cease: You end every chat with it, Tween. We figured you didn't dislike it.
EWeston: Bunnyboy, nice hat
Bunnyboy: Hei du!
Beet: amazing delivery. always funny
Cease: Hi Bunny!
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “WHAT THIS COUNTRY NEEDS” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=wtcn-ln
Beet: Yo Bunny
DJTweeny: just about, cease ;)
Bunnyboy: Har for en øyeblikk...
johan amadeus myjetski: Bunny!
PrincipalPoop: har har matey
Cease: Looks like one of Proctor's languages, Bunny
Not Ed: Bunnyb
Not Ed: FuLL HouSe
Bunnyboy: Finally got off the "dime", and ordered the recent P & B boks. They've arrived!
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out the new FIRESIGN CHAT SHOW ARCHIVE at >> http://kurtericson.com/firesign/
Not Ed: X-salad Bun
EWeston: Death to apathy
Bunnyboy: Ja, Phil snakkernorsk,
||||||||| llanwydd enters at 9:30 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and dashes off to the Hat Pack Annex.
Rufus_T_Firetween: The FST Chat Show archive now has it's own site
DJTweeny: Hi llan
llanwydd: good evening dear friends
Not Ed: I hear Phil P is recording an audio version of his book - can't wait - it's weirdly cool heh
Cease: Hi Llan
Not Ed: hi llan
Bunnyboy: Runningalltogether
EWeston: Llan howdu
Not Ed: alltogethernow
Cease: I dont have those Bun, but got Ossman's latest murder mystery in Feb. read it in Vegas.
Cease: Rather depressing. The book, not Vegas
PrincipalPoop: myspacebarisbroken
Bunnyboy: i saw the archive, Tweeny! Neat!
Not Ed: ohno
Beet: Hi Llan
Not Ed: kindoflikescrabble
Not Ed: ornot
Beet: Contact High.
Bunnyboy: I've had the WB Archive MOD disc for AMERCATHON, for some time.
johan amadeus myjetski: apathy birthday to you!
Cease: I would love to see it, Bun.
Bunnyboy: spelin nagt impretent
PrincipalPoop: sympathy and realpathy
Cease: When I looked it up online, some company said I could watch it on thier site for $4.
EWeston: Have a quantum birthday for random fun
llanwydd: this reminds me of a recurring skit from a prairie home companion
llanwydd: cafe beouf
johan amadeus myjetski: Spooky, E, spooky!
Cease: I got the Chief Dan George speech from it I needed from Youtube.
PrincipalPoop: ikke neck correcto
johan amadeus myjetski: shades of Casablanca, somehow
||||||||| Captain Equinox flies in through the transom, landing on the bearskin rug. "Attention, solstice squad! After working a 12-hour day, I like to kick back and swill some juice out of a genuine Firesign coffee mug or Bear Whiz Beer stein!"
EWeston: Is birthday a particle, or a wave function?
Cease: lol, soup de jour
EWeston: Its always good
PrincipalPoop: one is a mode of existence while the other is a mode of behavior
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “WHAT THIS COUNTRY NEEDS” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=wtcn-ln
EWeston: I move for a move of mode
PrincipalPoop: spring wine helps the watch repairman unwind
Beet: shameless punsters
johan amadeus myjetski: What year was this performed in?
Bunnyboy: i think i've frozen up
EWeston: Time for a bikini wax
johan amadeus myjetski: why do we freeze ups & not down, like the temps?
Bunnyboy: Er det så.
Bunnyboy: ...
Bunnyboy: .?..
||||||||| At 9:43 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, Bunnyboy!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
||||||||| Gusts of wind blow in from outside and the thumpa-thumpa-thumpa of helicopter blades is heard as Happy Panditt's chopper lands on the lawn and Bunnyboy gets out at 9:43 PM.
EWeston: There was something recent on ice in diamonds
PrincipalPoop: velcommen backen takker
Cease: Haven't seen you here in a while, Bunny. How are things?
Bunnyboy: Tusen takk. Jeg er ikke redd!
Bunnyboy: Myket...
PrincipalPoop: vidunderlig
Cease: This is very close to the plot of Clark Wintergreen
EWeston: They'd think I was some kind of idiot
PrincipalPoop: and they would be right
johan amadeus myjetski: right on!
Bunnyboy: All is well. Weeknight
''Bob'': They must be using a simple schoolboy head code
EWeston: Kan't ague against that logic
Bunnyboy: Weeknights just get away from me.
PrincipalPoop: Groovy and far out.
DJTweeny: sounds like you've got the discussion Locke'd up
EWeston: Right arm!
johan amadeus myjetski: Shine on your crazy guys!
Beet: kewl
||||||||| New notice: ' ** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: from the Shoes For Industry compilation album “THE AMERICAN PAGEANT”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or at 16k: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
Check Out SHOES FOR INDUSTRY At >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=sfi
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llanwydd: love this one
johan amadeus myjetski: Mr & Mrs Smith
llanwydd: I bought SFI on cassette when it came out
llanwydd: the liner notes were fascinating
PrincipalPoop: how about bending a couple in the doodah room?
Bunnyboy: As advertised, an "øyeblikk" (eyeblink/moment). I'll be back soon. Cheers!
Cease: I don't remember having read them, llan. got my copy as a cassette from a friend.
PrincipalPoop: hejhej
johan amadeus myjetski: bendable couples... Hmmm....
Cease: Cheers, Bun.
||||||||| Catherwood enters with RC close behind, grumbles something about disrupting his 9:51 PM tree-stunting plans, and dashes off to the anteroom.
DJTweeny: Hi RC
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
johan amadeus myjetski: Hi RC!
||||||||| At 9:51 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, Bunnyboy!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
RC: hi
PrincipalPoop: come on big fella
EWeston: Good evening RC
llanwydd: it told the history of HST which I knew next to nothing about
RC: hello everyone
llanwydd: I mean FST
DJTweeny: RC is a fellow Vancouver person, Cease
EWeston: Back to that career in ballet
Cease: Diet Cola?
DJTweeny: lol
Cease: Are you a fellow Vancouver person, RC>
Beet: Did everybody sing along?
johan amadeus myjetski: radio controlled?
DJTweeny: I know him from another chat, Cease
PrincipalPoop: tap into the stream RC, from the isles of langerham
Beet: Hi RC
llanwydd: dont say diet cola. youll be executed
Cease: Aha
EWeston: Audition for the Hong Kong Fireworks Brigade
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
johan amadeus myjetski: somebody say aspartame?
RC: cease yes iam from vancouver and you
Cease: north van
RC: nice
PrincipalPoop: ask the hands that serve the machines
EWeston: The cat did
Cease: it is nice, when we avoid the snow.
Not Ed: some weather here in seattle
Not Ed: all hail's over now heh
Not Ed: I think
||||||||| Catherwood tosses another cheese log on the fire and intones, "If you want to keep the cornstarch off your mukluks this season, buy a hoodie or a sweatshirt at the Firesign corner Cafepress store."
Beet: Makes ya proud
EWeston: Snow expected down around the Columbia river
DJTweeny: lol Beet
Beet: Where's my flag?
Not Ed: clogg
johan amadeus myjetski: Pink Freud
EWeston: It's gone dancing. I've got photos
johan amadeus myjetski: Like them!
DJTweeny: that would be a great name for a tribute band :)
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood announces: "9:58 PM and late as usual, it's Bottles, just back from Hellmouth."
EWeston: Mz Bottkes
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Phil Proctor's new book is out! “WHERE’S MY FORTUNE COOKIE?” >> http://firesigntheatre.com/pressrel/20171009.html
Beet: Hi Bottles.
johan amadeus myjetski: Hiyas, Bottles!
Beet: Fab
PrincipalPoop: applause for the american pagent
''Bob'': Intermission? HOT DOG!
johan amadeus myjetski: Let's go out to the lobby!
EWeston: I smell pork
Cease: Bottles! My favourite!
Bottles: Hiya boyz It was weird on the other side.
Beet: It's ten o'clock.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
johan amadeus myjetski: That's just more sugar, E!
Beet: ha, ha I beat Catherwood.
||||||||| Catherwood rushes over to Beet and queries "Someone mention my name?"
Bottles: Easy monthly payments.
PrincipalPoop: is weird the new awkward which was the new ironic?
johan amadeus myjetski: Sign here!
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: Cat Simril Ishikawa’s
“CHIEF DAN GEORGE MEETS THE FIRESIGN THEATRE (part 2)”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or at 16k: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out CAT’S COLLAGE ARCHIVE at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
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Bottles: And never on Sunday.
EWeston: It says Gamora Express way this way
||||||||| Captain Equinox flies in through the transom, landing on the bearskin rug. "Attention, solstice squad! After working a 12-hour day, I like to kick back and swill some juice out of a genuine Firesign coffee mug or Bear Whiz Beer stein!"
Cease: I feel honoured to live in Chief Dan George's territory, the land of the Sleil Waututh
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Cat’s new collage “Chief Dan George Meets The Firesign Theatre” is now available at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
PrincipalPoop: gesundheit cease
DJTweeny: say that 5 times fast
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Chief Dan George gives a speech, for Canada's 100th birthday >> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PL9JedH5ngA
Beet: He was definitely a cool dude.
EWeston: Wait till I get my sprinting teeth in
''Bob'': LET'S EAT!
EWeston: Morse Sugar
PrincipalPoop: pull the curtain fred
DJTweeny: Little Big Man (1970) - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0065988/
Cease: Here's Dan speaking the words of proctgor and bergman
DJTweeny: Cool!
DJTweeny: from Americathon
DJTweeny: Americathon (1979) - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078766/
PrincipalPoop: killing me here lol
Cease: He was 80 when he made that flick
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Cat’s new collage “Chief Dan George Meets The Firesign Theatre” is now available at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
||||||||| The TV flickers on, and Ralph Spoilsport appears: "How can you drive in two places at once when you don't have a genuine Ralph Spoilsport license plate frame? Get one for your car and one for the plate in your head!"
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies PissFest into the room, accepts a $3 bill as a gratuity, mumbles something about 10:10 PM, then departs.
PissFest : Penn made Americathon?
EWeston: Just in time piss fess
Beet: Mr. Fest
Cease: Fest
PrincipalPoop: I am shocked by your name PissFest.
Cease: No, Little Big Man
EWeston: I keep reading that Little Bug Man
johan amadeus myjetski: best portrayal of native Americans I have seen was in Pow Wow Highway.
DJTweeny: Hi PissFest
Cease: Book was even better than the flick, which was great.
Cease: Book has a sequel which would make a great flick too.
Cease: jam, that was BY natives. Leonard George is in that flick, as the DJ
johan amadeus myjetski: another made by the same company was Smoke Signals
Cease: https://www.google.ca/search?q=ague&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-b&gfe_rd=cr&dcr=0&ei=DmO0Wo_UDYHViAOayK74Aw
EWeston: In 1829?
johan amadeus myjetski: Glad to hear about the books, i'll try to read those!
johan amadeus myjetski: Geo Harrison & some Monty Pythoners owned Handmade Films
EWeston: Good firm
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
PissFest : Likewise LBM & sequel
Cease: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/jul/22/thomas-berger-author-of-little-big-man-dies-aged-89
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Chief Dan George gives a speech, for Canada's 100th birthday >> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PL9JedH5ngA
llanwydd: harrison financed The Life of Brian
johan amadeus myjetski: That time frame also saw yellow fever sweep through the south. Decimated Memphis until so many left, the city lost its charter
johan amadeus myjetski: that was 1832 i think
EWeston: Sickness in armies could kill more than combat could on occasion
Beet: Great movie
DJTweeny: The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075029/
Beet: Might have to watch that one again
Cease: I was lucky to have recorded this bio of George from CBC TV back when there were video tape recorders.
Cease: These poems are also from a video Ossman did in Michigan long ago
||||||||| Mr0 steps in at 10:25 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
Cease: 0
EWeston: Oh, it;s O
PrincipalPoop: caw caw follow the snake, the snake is a river hi Mr0
PissFest : O0
Cease: Luckily I copied the audio from it before the vhs tape disinegrated
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Cat’s new collage “Chief Dan George Meets The Firesign Theatre” is now available at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
DJTweeny: Hi Mr0
Mr0: yo
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Chief Dan George gives a speech, for Canada's 100th birthday >> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PL9JedH5ngA
johan amadeus myjetski: What nation was his tribe, anybody know?
johan amadeus myjetski: Hi Mr 0
Mr0: canada it seems
Cease: https://twnation.ca/
Cease: My family has lived in his territory since 1990
Beet: Hello Mr0
||||||||| The TV flickers on, and Ralph Spoilsport appears: "How can you drive in two places at once when you don't have a genuine Ralph Spoilsport license plate frame? Get one for your car and one for the plate in your head!"
Cease: My daughter was in the same grade as his grand son at the local high school
Rufus_T_Firetween: "Chief Dan George, OC (July 24, 1899 – September 23, 1981) was a chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, a Coast Salish band whose Indian reserve is located on Burrard Inlet in the southeast area of the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada."
Rufus_T_Firetween: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chief_Dan_George
Cease: I have to do something about my microphone.
PrincipalPoop: get a macrophone
Beet: Put some foam on it
Cease: lol
Cease: my foam rotted away. i went to where the store was got get new stuff last week but the sony store had dissappeared
Cease: ive tried thick towels.
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
llanwydd: like morse science
Beet: It disappeared just like the foam did.
PrincipalPoop: so your microphone is sponge worthy?
Beet: That was great Cease.
''Bob'': Very nice, Cat
PrincipalPoop: yes thank you cease cool
EWeston: How bout a nominalphone?
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: From the FST Podcasts
”FIRESIGN THEATRE ON THE THOM HARTMANN SHOW”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
FIRESIGN THEATRE Podcasts >> http://firesigntheatre.com/podcasting/indexx.html
'
PissFest : Throw a towl over it
PrincipalPoop: show off
Cease: like the previous le guin collages, these are subjects i'm very close to.
Cease: and both had firesign connections
EWeston: Then there's what Steve knows
PissFest : Is Thom on RT through Commie Martyrs?
Cease: lol piss
EWeston: Think he quit on them
Cease: i was in a small hallway in a bar on a boat with thom, a few inches from him and his wife trying to talk to him about firesign, and he talked to me like he was in an auditorium. very strange
johan amadeus myjetski: Cat, you can pick up a mic foam in any music store, guitar center, on line or brick & mortar
Cease: doc tech bought one with me lnog ago but i have yet to get it to generate sound loud enough to show up on my computer input
PrincipalPoop: or beer foam at any pub
Cease: that is a situation that can probably be fixed
Cease: thgis is 09? i met him on a boat in mexico in 08
PrincipalPoop: keep portland weird? he took your line tween
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Phil Proctor's new book is out! “WHERE’S MY FORTUNE COOKIE?” >> http://firesigntheatre.com/pressrel/20171009.html
Cease: i can see the sheer eclectism of their intellects blends well
DJTweeny: There seems to be some disagreement about in which city it originated
EWeston: It could be Ballard
DJTweeny: Kate Ballard?
PrincipalPoop: kate ballard, the wife on that tv show?
EWeston: Ballard Washington
Beet: Remember Kaye Ballard?
PrincipalPoop: enough of that tween, keep it in your pants
PrincipalPoop: Danny Kaye Ballard huh
EWeston: Curiously I have family that's name in Dutch means Ballard
Cease: I know here from her Peanuts album
''Bob'': All I know is Russ Ballard
Beet: Enjoyed the proceedings tonight, gang. Thanks to all for being Dear Friends. Fabulous collage, Cat. Thanks ever, Dr Tween. G'Nite.
johan amadeus myjetski: Love, love, love to all! & thanks for the great laughs! Thanks Cat for a thought, deep feeling collage!
||||||||| New notice: '** THANKS FOR LISTENING, ALL! **
Thanks to Radio Free Dishnuts, www.dishnuts.net, for providing the streaming server for the simulcast :)
Be sure to join me (Kurt in Austin) for my live RADIO FREE ROADKILL show from 6-8pm EST every Sunday at www.dishnuts.net
Listen to the ARCHIVES FOR FIRESIGN CHAT SHOWS at: www.kurtericson.com/firesign
'
Cease: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_6j-aQy38s
EWeston: A local show encapsulated the place with an old car making a left turn with the seat belt trailing on the ground
PrincipalPoop: thanks all, march marches on
DJTweeny: Thanks for listening, all… See you next week, same Firetime, same Firestation...
||||||||| PrincipalPoop rushes out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's PrincipalPoop?! It's 10:53 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
EWeston: Bye all gopdt funz
Cease: Next week's collage is about lists. An inspiration for Borges, Firesign and many others.
DJTweeny: kewl
llanwydd: thanks tween and cat. nite everybody!
||||||||| llanwydd leaves to catch the 10:54 PM train to Hellmouth.
''Bob'': Thanks, tween! Nite, all!
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
Cease: Off we go.
||||||||| At 10:57 PM, Cease vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's 11:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Mr0 - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 11:21 PM and Mr0 steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
||||||||| It's 11:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| DJTweeny - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| 11:29 PM: Prince Ack the Tourist jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past year and a half!"
||||||||| Mr01 sneaks in around 11:31 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last year's "unpleasant incident."
||||||||| It's 11:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Prince Ack the Tourist - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 11:40 PM and Mr012 bounds out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
||||||||| Outside, the 11:42 PM downtown bus from Washington pulls away, leaving Mr0121 coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
Mr0121: things fucked up i feel
Mr0121: hotspot is cold
||||||||| It's 11:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Mr0121 - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood walks in wearing his pyjamas, yawns, and mumbles "It's midnight here in New York city"...then he falls over and starts snoring loudly..
||||||||| It's 12:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Mr01 - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 12:25 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Mr012 - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 12:40 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| PissFest - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 12:55 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Mr0 - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 1 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's 1:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Bottles - dead from the yaws
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 1:25 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 1:40 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| RC - dead from jaundice
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 1:55 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| johan amadeus myjetski - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 2 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's 2:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Cptbutton3 - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 2:25 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| CptButton - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 2:40 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| CptButton2 - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 2:55 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| EWeston - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 3 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's 3:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| ''Bob'' - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 3:25 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Beet - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 3:40 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Not Ed - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 3:55 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Neil - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood enters, and announces to all and sundry "It's 4:32 AM, time to change the log file and clean out unused rooms; please exit the chat room for a minute or two. Thank you for your patience."


The Evening's Participants:
''Bob''
Beet
Bottles
Bunnyboy
Cease
Cptbutton3
CptButton
DJTweeny
EWeston
johan amadeus myjetski
llanwydd
Mr0121
Mr0
Not Ed
PissFest
PrincipalPoop
RC
Rufus_T_Firetween
URL References:
http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=sfi
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=wtcn-ln
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=wtcn-rv
http://firesigntheatre.com/podcasting/indexx.html
http://firesigntheatre.com/pressrel/20171009.html
http://kurtericson.com/cat/
http://kurtericson.com/firesign/
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
http://rfo.chromiumswitch.org/?p=archive
www.dishnuts.net
www.firesigntheatre.com
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0065988/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075029/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078766/
www.kurtericson.com/firesign
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chief_Dan_George
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_the_House_of_Stone_and_Light
https://twnation.ca/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/21145641274/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/50372982074/?ref=br_tf
https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Firesign-Theatre/282668140208
https://www.google.ca/search?q=ague&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-b&gfe_rd=cr&dcr=0&ei=DmO0Wo_UDYHViAOayK74Aw
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/jul/22/thomas-berger-author-of-little-big-man-dies-aged-89
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_6j-aQy38s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PL9JedH5ngA



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